kengelesA man accidentally shot himself in the hand at a pub in Lang’ata, Nairobi on Sunday afternoon.

Mr Jimmy Mutuku, a licensed firearm holder was with his friends at Kengeles bar when he accidentally shot himself on the left thumb.

Mr Mutuku was rushed by his friend to the Nairobi hospital where he was admitted.

Details on what he was doing with the firearm when the incident occurred remain scanty.

The club’s manager Mr Mumo Musyoka reported the matter to the police who tracked Mr Mutuku to his hospital bed.

Police recovered a 9mm spent cartridge at the club and also towed the victim’s vehicle to the Nyayo police post.

They also recovered and seized Mr Mutuku’s Glock pistol loaded with 13 rounds of ammunition.

Police have launched investigations to establish the circumstances that led to the freak accident.